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Endangered Species of San Marcos

Carlos Marquez
Senior News Reporter

There are seven endangered species that inhabit the Edwards Aquifer as well as a species that is threatened. The Texas Blind Salamander, Texas Wild Rice and the Comal Springs Riffle Beetle are all among the endangered species. 481 more words

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Water Firm Granted Permit to Pump from Trinity Aquifer

Kasandra Garza
News Reporter

Electro purification (EP) has been granted a temporary permit allowing the company to pump 100 ft/acres a day from the Trinity aquifer. 457 more words

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San Marcos Drought Conditions Expected to Return

Kasandra Garza
News Reporter

According to the Texas Drought Monitor, less than 3% of Texas is considered to be in a drought, or in “abnormally dry” conditions. 494 more words

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Edwards Aquifer Dispute forum on Tuesday in San Marcos

The pumping of water from the Edwards Aquifer, the enormous underground cave system beneath Central Texas, has long been a topic of fierce dispute, involving property rights, endangered species, and drinking water needs. 169 more words

Some in San Marcos fed up with water restrictions

SAN MARCOS — It’s a complicated and controversial issue: water.  How much is left and how is it being used, that’s what San Marcos is trying to figure out after some neighbors have asked council to change the water restrictions. 338 more words

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Battle to protect cave heads to Austin City Council

AUSTIN (KXAN) — Sage Walker is taking his fight to save a cave to Austin City Hall this week.

Walker says the cave starts on his property but extends under property that is slated to be developed by builder David Weekley. 327 more words

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